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Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
years, was killed. tonight, federal authorities are identifying 55-year-old marckel ross -- nakoula basseley nakoula as the key figure behind what sparked this wave of violence. he is on federal probation after being guilty of federal bank -- fraud. after his release he was ordered to not use computers or the internet. in the meantime, several actors who appeared in the fi they were duped about their roles and that incendiary language was over the lands they delivered. stay with abc 7 news for complete coverage of the deadly attack in the search for the killer of u.s. ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans. for instant updates, go to wjla.com and other social media websites on facebook and twitter. a man is dead after he was stabbed by a woman in the district. this happened in the 300 block of bryant street in northeast. the incident started when the man began hitting the woman. she then pulled out a knife and stabbed him. circumstances. 11:00, a call for action during a emotional night in capitol heights 48 hours after the murder of a well liked high school stude
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
as searching for his killer. old marckel ross was while walking on his way to central high school. father cannot understand why son.e would hurt his gretzky was a kind person -- >> was a kind person. investigators say the case is have non and they motive and no leads. in our 5:00 hour. >> today the president of the research council will discuss the role of the values in the november election. the national press club today he will talk about what he s as parents to religious marriage, traditional the unborn, and he will shooting.st month's >> following breaking news from libya. two stateas confirmed department employees have been killed. u.s.sters stormed the consulate in benghazi. they fired the gunshots and eventually burned down the conflict. state department facility in protests, saw violent outcry of a film that attacks the profit muhammed. a real-estate developer in film hasa behind the gone into hiding. apple is expected to unveil 5 at an event in san francisco today. google maps will be replaced apple's 3-d and "the voice navigation software. the rivalry between apple and google in
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
, go wjla.com and our social web sites. >> marckel ross was shot and killed tuesday morning. his friends and family will pay tribute to him. john gonzalez has more on the investigation and the emotional support from the community. since school started a month ago in prince george's county, two students have been killed. both cases are quite open. the latest murder of a central school junior, still no motive and no rest. 18-year-old marckel ross was while simplyed , found lyinghool central avenue in his school uniform with his book bag. our heart wrenching and emotional candlelight vigil at the crime scene last night with about 100 friends and relatives. t understand why this kid.uld hurt the jr. seemed to have a promising future. an athlete on the track team, a of the rotc, and an model.g parents met with restored as county police hoping to get an preventnd hoping to this from happening again. >> a lot of us feel they still don't believe it has happened to .im just walking to school, getting killed. >> hundreds of students will football field to release hundreds of bones today in
CBS
Sep 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
and family grapple to try and make sense of this killing. 18-year-old marckel norman ross was a junior at central high school in capitol heights. his body was found yesterday morning on old central avenue. kristin fisher has the latest on the investigation. she's outside central high school. >> reporter: jc, prince george's county police say they still have no suspects and no motive. marckel ross was just walking to school, his regular route a mile and a half long. he was coming to central high school when he was shot and killed on the sidewalk just a mile away from here. his books and backpack scattered across the roadway. >> it was -- [indiscernible] people were crying. >> reporter: students at central high school walked the same walk that their classmate was killed on just one day ago. but many parents say today they opted to drive their kids to school instead. >> this just happened yesterday. i think for at least the rest of the week, there should be more police presence. >> reporter: marckel ross was an honor student, a member of rotc and a popular modeling club but his mother sai
FOX
Sep 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
stunned by the murder of a central high school junior, marckel ross. his body was found not far from here along a well traveled sidewalk about halfway between his home and his school. 18-year-old marckel ross was and honor role student, said to have a bright spirit. air force member of the modeling club, the track and field team and rotc. no one can imagine why someone would want to kill him. ross was walking to school along old central avenue tuesday morning. police got calls shortly before 7:00 a.m. about someone lying on the ground. then they arrived to find ross dead with a gun -- a gunshot wound to the upper body. ross' family is devastated. >> i miss his smile. i miss him dancing. he like to perform for the family even if you're not willing to look at him. he loves his pictures. marckel was a good son. of his a good child. >> reporter: elizabeth ross says her son was bullied last year but that things had gotten better. police spent time at central high school as did grief counselors. so far, police have not released a motive. we don't know whether this was targeted. we don't know w
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of amber, and the murder of marckel ross, who was gunned down while walking to high-school this week. police do not believe the cases are connected, but they say at this point everything is a possibility. >> central high school paying tribute to 18-year-old marckel ross, who was shot and killed while walking to high-school. for many, the pain of the incident is still sinking in. >> i just feel that they still do not even believe it has happened to him. >> so far, police do not have a motive for the crime and no arrest has been made. the school is accepting cash and money order donations for a memorial fund in his name. >> steve rubin is here now with a look at our first forecast. >> a little filtered sun shine outside as we move through friday afternoon but good news, we will get this cold front and a few showers out of the way and the upcoming weekend, not so bad. temperatures quite comfortable 77 that reagan national right now. clouds beginning to increase from the rest. allegheny county already looking at some clouds. the cold front arrives later this evening. we will have more on
CBS
Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in county school. scott. >> reporter: it is indeed. this young man was named marckel ross. he was an honor student. not the kind of person you would expect to be the target of something like this while walking to school. his family and police have not made sense of it. 18-year-old marckel ross, honor roll and r.o.t.c. student, track athlete, and member of a popular fashion modeling club called show time catoure. >> he was a kind person. i want to know why they did it. >> marckel was a good son. he was a good child. >> his family, including mother, said marckel fought bullies after transferring into princegeorges county from anne arundel county in 2009. but that his school life was now stable. >> he's a very bright child. he made honor roll every quarter last year. and we had been talking about him going to college and i told him i also would like to see him go in the reserve. >> multiple calls for 911. >> police say it's early in the investigation. >> at this early stage, we have no motive in this case. >> police cadets scoured every inch of ground this morning looking for clues af
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
this morning without a classmate. 18-year-old marckel ross was while walking to central high school yesterday morning. gonzalez has the latest on the investigation. this central high school was half way to school when he was gunned down. figure outtrying to targeted. prince george's county police intensifying the search this morning looking for the person group responsible for the heights highitol student marckel ross. the 18-year-old was shot while walking to central high school. >> he was a kind person >> . he was found in his school uniform with his book bag. investigators say the cases wide-open if. motive, lead, or suspect. his family cannot understand why him especiallyrt if on a walk and he did to times.hundreds of very athletic, loved dance, always made you feel something was wrong. >> he aspired to work in the fashion industry. the ran track and love roller skating. always the life of the party. >> he had a bright spirits. only was a strong student but participated in our modeling team. was very popular among the staff and students. >> the teenager was walking on avenue, which is ver
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
. marckel ross was simply walking to chool. school uniform with bag.chool book and raw emotions at a night. ght vigi friends and relatives up.ed junior, a member of the a member of the rotc nd aspiring model. family met with prince hoping to get prevent this nterest happening again. still don't believe it him. en happened to deserves to die like hat walking to school. afternoon, is undreds of students here at central high school are going to on the football field. going wear light shirts and release hundreds honor of their classmate. rince george's police saying beefed up security on e path that students walk to school. accusedaryland teenager shooting a classmate on the says he is school orry for it. 15-year-old robert he wants to meet victim, daniel borowy. home from the hospital saying he i forward to making tacos. that millions watched on the moon is going to be at sea today. 1,000 people packed national cathedral to goodbye to the national con. died last month 2 years old following indications from heart surgery. again ago schools closed today. said the union its latest dering propo
FOX
Sep 11, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >> and i'm brian bolter. we're going to begin with a teenager murder. marckel ross was on his way to school when someone shot him this morning. >> and tonight, his killer is still out there on the streets. karen is live with the story. >> reporter: i got off the phone with police, a spokesman says there is no arrest at this time. the case that is marckel ross. detectives are busy trying to locate witnesses who may have seen something. ross was shot this morning on a busy pedestrian walkway. some businesses on old central avenue open as early as 6:00. >> this was the normal path marckel ross took to class. police investigators searched for clues. >> marckel was a very energetic, sweet, outgoing child. i don't know what happened. i would like to know what happened. >> his grieving brother fought back tears. >> it was just before 7:00 a.m. when police started getting 911 calls of a man down in the 6100 block of old central avenue. >> when police arrived, they found a victim dead. >> walking to school. his mother thought the walk wasn't safe. the family had moved here from anne arundel
FOX
Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
was killed last week while walking to school. marckel ross was just 18 years old. he had a promising future ahead of him. tracee wilkins was in landover for his memorial. ♪ >> reporter: today the students of central high school were standing up and standing for their fallen friend. some weren't prepared to see the lifeless body of the boy who they knew for his smiling and dancing. others found a way to put their complicated feelings of loss into words. >> i pray for the man who pulled the trigger. whatever crossed his mind, he was about to change lives. >> reporter: central high school student marckel ross was shot and killed while walking to school. the honor roll student was looking forward to graduating. >> how great it would be to have seen him walk across the stage at graduation, ms. ross. i'm sorry that moment has been taken away. >> reporter: while tears were shed inside the jericho church of praise, outside parents faced a grim reality that marckel's killer has not been found and no motive has been determined. >> the kids have to go to school, on long walks. it's discouraging. >>
NBC
Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in ten minutes. >>> today students at central high remember marckel ross who was shot to death on his way to class on tuesday. he was one of two teenage honor students murdered in prince george's county in the last two weeks. marckel's mother would not miss this memorial despite her own personal pain. >> reporter: it's been a difficult week for her. the students gave her a loud round of applause. and were very happy to see her. this is a memorial that was planned by the students for the students. who are dealing with the tragic loss of their classmate. if each of these balloons could equal a tear shed since the murder of marckel ross, they would fill the sky. >> it's a feeling you can't explain. i never felt this before. >> reporter: today students at central high school pay tribute to their friend their way. a memorial program organized by the students included a presentation from the modeling club he was a member of. words from teachers. >> you hear the praise about people who light up a whole room. >> reporter: reflections from students, the principal, the interim superintendent and ma
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
return to class there a day after somebody shot and killed 18-year-old marckel ross as he walked to school in capitol heights. john gonzalez is at the school with the very latest of the investigation which police say is still wide open. >> wide open. the family of this teenager said he walked to school every morning. this time he was half way to school when he was gunned down. police want to know if he was targeted. prince george's county police are intensifying their search, looking for the person or group responsible for the murder of capitol heights high school students marckel ross. the 18-year-old was shot while walking to central high school. >> he was a kind person that's all. very kind. >> he was found in his school uniform with his book bag. investigators say the cases wide open. no motive, leaves, or suspects. his family could not understand why anyone would hurt him especially on a walk to school he did hundreds of times. >> he loved to dance. he was very athletic. he always made me feel better when something was wrong. >> the popular teenager aspired to work in the fa
FOX
Sep 14, 2012 10:00pm EDT
's county are mourning the loss of a beloved student. marckel ross was murdered on the way to school earlier this week. there has been no arrest. his school family is coming together. >> reporter: it took a lot of tissues for students at central high school to work their way through an assembly today. they were honoring 11th grader marckel ross. instead he was one of the first shot and killed on his way to school a little before 7:00 tuesday morning. >> when i considered my friendship, he knew who he was and he knew where he was going. >> reporter: english teacher patricia bradford said she'll think of him every time she hears a particular poem. [ inaudible ] >> he made everyone else smile. occasionally he would play in the band. >> reporter: the principal urged students to keep their focus. >> think about the times that you had together and you have an obligation to live your life to make a positive impact. >> reporter: back outside on the football field they released balloons in one of marckel's favorite colors. marckel's mother was amazed. >> i'm very, very surprised, very, very prize
CBS
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
school. they're trying to find out if anyone had any problems with 18- year-old marckel ross. the junior was shot and killed yesterday morning as he was walking to school. kristin fisher is live outside central high school with the latest on the investigation this morning. this is so sad, kristin. >> reporter: it's a very sad story. prince george's county police say they still have no suspects and no motive 24 hours after marckel ross was shot and killed while walking down a sidewalk less than a mile away from his high school, central high school. he was just walking his regular one and a half-mile route to school yesterday morning when he was gunned down. his brooks and school bag were found scattered all over the sidewalk. this 18-year-old was very well known at central high school. he was an honor student. he ran track. he was a member of rotc. he was also a member of a popular modeling club at the school. yesterday prince george's county police cadets scoured every inch of ground for clues while detectives interviewed his friends and teachers and staff at central high school. his fam
CBS
Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
ross, and marckel's friends say they simply don't know who could possibly have wanted him killed. >> i'm getting emotional about it. >> reporter: two days after 18-year-old marckel ross was shot to death on the way to school in capitol heights, police say they still have no suspects or possible motives in the case. >> the investigation is really early. >> reporter: while marckel's grieving friends say they still can't believe he's gone. >> i love him to death. >> reporter: a junior at central high school, marckel was fondly remembered this evening at a candlelight vigil. >> thank you for the right of brother marckel. >> reporter: at the scene of his murder where friends described him as a wonderful person bursting with love and life. >> he just had a great personality that you loved. he always joked around. danced. he always had a smile on his face. >> he was so sweet. he didn't want to hurt anybody. >> reporter: can you imagine anybody want ing to kill him? >> no. >> reporter: about a mile away from the crime scene, prince george's county police spoke to parents at back to school nig
NBC
Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. yesterday marckel ross was gunned down in capital heights. both crimes remain unsolved. pat collins is in capital heights where he says the crimes are weighing heavily on the minds of high school students. pat, no wonder. >> reporter: doreen, a lot of concern here. two teens murdered 21 days apart. it has people looking over their shoulder. in two separate incidents, two prince george's county high school students murdered in the last three weeks. 18-year-old marckel ross, a junior at central high, he was involved in modeling. gunned down as he was walking to school yesterday morning. 17-year-old amber stanley, a senior at flowers high school. she, too, happened to be a model. gunned down inside her home in kettering on august 22nd. police say they have no evidence these murders are connected. no evidence the victims knew each other. the fact they were both models perhaps is just a coincidence. there are no motives established for the murders. but the murders of these teenagers have many other teenagers on edge. >> it's just very strange. now kids can't just walk home, go to school.
ABC
Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
for suspects in the an 18-year-old high- school student. marckel ross was shot while to high school. police spent hours canvassing the scene for evidence. his father could not understand his son.e would hurt >> he was a kind person. is all. i cannot really talk. i cannot really talk. >> investigator say this case is wide open. no leads or suspects. anyone with information is asked prince george's police. >> tonight, florida a&m in theity takes a stand death that has taken national attention. isjust to the school blaming. >> 7 is on your side with the information put brd on the eve unveiling of the apple 5. the number that may surprise you. >> students at american ofversity are out in support herofessor room breastfed lecturing a class. some do not think it is a big deal. think it is a very big deal. i am bob ryan. into the '60s heading towards lamar. >> florida and university asists it is not to blame for hazing death last fall. a drum major died after bedmates during a hazing ritual on the bus. in legal papers filed today, university officials say they responsible for his death. was respon
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 4:30am EDT
high school paying tribute to a student today. 18-year-old marckel ross shot and killed tuesday as he walked to school tuesday in capital heights. police are still searching for the gunman and motive in that case. neil armstrong will be buried at sea. he died last month after heart surgery. he was 82. steve? >> the air vase underway now but with a much different tone than in years past. that is due to to the horrific accident last year that killed a pilot and 10 spectators. >> firefighters, nurses, police officers. just some of the first responders last september when the unthinkable happened. it was september 16 when jimmy leewood lost o control of his plane and it slammed into the box at the grandstand killing the pilot and 10 others and more than 70 others were injured. >> this was miraculous. i don't think there is any place else that could have done the fine job that our folks did. a 40-minute ceremony a tribute to those heroes, many who fought to have air races continue despite the tragedy. but this year, the races are especially emotional.
Univision
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
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ABC
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
in the search for another teenager's killer. marckel ross was shot and killed on september 11 as he walked to central high school in capitol heights. investigators are searching for suspects. tonight's meeting is at 7:00 at central high school. d.c. public service commission set to vote this afternoon on pepco's proposed rate hike. members of an advocacy group last night rallied outside the headquarters in downtown washington. pepco workers are expected to vote today on the union contract. if the deal is not reached, they could go on strike. this would be the first strike by them since 1985. the main sticking point is a changed to their health and welfare plans. a meeting today in d.c. on a plan to put power lines underground to reduce future storm related power outages. the mayor's task force is holding the meeting at room g9 of the wilson building. it's open to the public and will begin at 2:00 p.m. we are following a developing story in herndon. a candlelight vigil will be held tonight for a family of four found dead inside their home. it's not clear what led to it. two parents and two
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
:00 one student was walking to school two weeks ago when he was shot and killed, marckel ross, and his murder is still on the loose. >> this will -- this will start about one hour from now, and this is the second time the prince george's county police have met with parents and students here at central high school. they are looking for any information that could lead to unrest and students said they would like to see the same -- that could lead to an arrest. >> this still has a big effect on the school because he was a big part of it. he was really popular. >> he was also a member of the rotc program. they say it is frustrating to hear about no arrest yet. >> it is kind of irritating to the people who really knew him. >> but he is not the only one of questions surrounding the murder. he was gunned down as he was walking to school the morning of september 11 found in a pool of blood less than 1 mile from the high school. they have no suspects no persons of interest, and no motive. they hope the community meeting will help generate leads. >> a lot of people are dying for no reason. >> and
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
residents on the search for a killer of a popular teenager. 18-year-old marckel ross. police are working to generate leads in the search. also police in montgomery county are searching for a thief who stole a new iphone 5 right from a store. it happened at a verizon wireless store. the thief grabbed the phone from a display case and ran. he remained on the loose. also new, donna is clarifying her reference to president obama as a black muslim. madonna made the statement monday night. she knows obama is not a muslim. in her words the point i was making is that a good man is a good man no matter who he plays -- praise tys to. we have a weather update. >> cluster showers. sometimes these things maintain themselves, their identity. that is what is happening. nothing severe. it will gradually diminish. tomorrow, we will see it again. what a beautiful sunset before the showers move dan. our temperatures outside right now, there was a touch of humanity. a little cluster has moved through. 75 degrees. on average we do have two days of thunderstorms. that is what is happening right now. here in w
FOX
Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
us from the newsroom. >> so far, police have no suspect, no motive. marckel ross' family is making a plea to the public for help. he was on the honor roll and talking about going to college before he was killed. investigators are leaving no stone unturned looking for clues. police cadets did a grid search of the old central avenue in capital heights checking for evidence. it's the pathmark path marckel ross took to school every day. she thought it was a dangerous journey to take alone. he was having problems with bullies, even complained to school officials, but she thought things improved. the 11th grader was active in a modeling program for aspiring models and fashion designers. central's principal says he had boundless potential. his mother says he was talented, energetic, and sweet. >> i'm going to miss him very, very daily. that's why i'm not going to rest until i find out who killed my son and why. it was uncalled for. >> i was devastated and hopefully i can get past this. i'm used to waking up and him coming out. >> marckel's brother choked back tears, he wished it would
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, marckel ross shot going to school. they're answering questions about the search for the killers. prince george's county bureau chief, tractracee wilkins is lin capitol heights with new developments. tracee? >> reporter: this is the first time that we're hearing from the chief. and he is saying a lot about what's happening in these cases. and sharing new developments as well. now, parents and community leaders are coming here to central high school at 7:00 p.m. for a community meeting. they hope to hear more about what's going on in this investigation of marckel ross' murder. just down the street in kettering, about 30 minutes ago, a community walk got under way there where folks are paying their close attention to what's happening with the amber stanley case and trying to keep the focus there. but right now, prince george's is experiencing a record low in crime here. everyone in this community is on edge because of the murders of these two teens. in my exclusive interview with police chief, mark mclaw. he said he's positive both of these cases will be closed. he said he realizes how unc
NBC
Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
and release balloons to remember 18-year-old marckel ross. ross was shot and killed tuesday morning while walking to school. last night friends and family gathered for a candlelight vigil. prince george's county police offering up to $25,000 for information on the murder in this case. >>> still ahead, reaction to a developing story. the new royal scandal involving princess katherine and photos taken during a private moment. heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,000 more a year in taxes. multi-millionaires like himself hits the middle class harder... bigger break. forward for america? this message. >>> take a look here. this is a smoke and light trail, if you will. people in colorado, arizona, utah, and nevada spotted this. they were pretty stumped. some of them called 911. turns out it was a contrail from a ballistic missile test. the sun hit it, and that creates this mystical looking light and smoke. >> that's all. an interception of a missile. that's all. >> a little smoke. >> luckily, nothing like that to worry about in our video. >>> a little patchy fog in
NBC
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. and this is the sidewalk that marckel norman ross would use to get to school. today his plans for the future ended here. >> i'm not going to rest until i find out who killed my son and why. >> reporter: elizabeth ross saw her son off to school this morning. then a short time later received the news that he had been shot and killed on his way there. >> detectives are actively working this case. we are looking for witnesses, anyone who may have seen anything at about 6:50 this morning on old central avenue. >> reporter: marckel ross, an 18-year-old junior at central high, was walking to school when police say he was shot and killed on old central avenue in capitol heights. >>> there were no calls for shots fired. there were multiple calls for a man down. >> police cadets combed the scene for evidence as detectives interviewed family and students at the school. >> he was beloved, and we're going to miss him greatly. >> reporter: the principal of central high says marckel was involved in track, rotc, and the school's modeling club. he says he was an outgoing student who will be sorely missed. >> he had a b
CBS
Sep 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. >> he was a kind person, that's all. >> marckel ross' family gathered nearby. >> i want to know why they do it and what made him think about it. >> an honor student who came to central high school in 2009 from anne arundel county and battled bullying because he was new. >> marckel was a good child. >> ross' mother elizabeth called the bullies haters. >> when you have children go to school, they are smart. everybody likes them, they enter all kind of activities and you have the kids on the side that are smoking the drugs and very unfortunate. those are the ones that come after the other children. >> that's what i mean when i say hay. >> hey. >> marckel's life grew stable after a student dropped out. police say it is early in the investigation. >> at this early stage, we have no motive in this case. we have detectives on scene conducting a crime scene search. we have detectives interviewing school officials and students. >> i would rather meet him or something. >> ten minutes before 7:00 in the morning is a busy time here on old central avenue. police are convinced there a
CBS
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
an emotional tribute this afternoon to marckel ross, the honor role student who was shot to death walking to school tuesday morning and scott broom is at central with an update on the case. >> reporter: this case is so shocking because marckel ross is simply not the kind of kid you would associate with any sort of trouble. this afternoon hundreds of people came out to remember him. >> the balloons represent the whole family. >> reporter: hundreds of central high school students. >> there's a whole lot of people that love him. >> reporter: circle around the large extended family of 18- year-old murder victim marckel ross, a circle of protection and grief and a celebration of his short life. >> one, two, three. >> reporter: what do you think when you see those balloons flying? >> i think marckel will get them and i think he'll love it. he'll feel the love from everybody that he got them from. >> those balloons symbolize his laughter and his happiness. he doesn't want us to remember him cry and in pain but to remember him happy, laughing and joyous. if there was anything i could ask god
CBS
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
i mean when i say haters. >> ross' mother complained to school officials, but marckel's life grew stable after a student he was in conflict with dropped out. police say it is early in the investigation. >> at this early stage, we have no motive in this case. we have detectives on scene conducting a crime scene search. we have detectives at central high school interviewing school officials and students. >> i would be meeting him. >> that's u.b. ross. that is one of seven brothers and sisters of marckel ross devastated by this. now you heard his mother, elizabeth, talk about haters. there has been a lot of chatter on social media that the kids use at school about robbery as a motive. police have cautioned us again and again not to make much of that. the motive in this and the facts of the case are not known at this time. they are continuing to investigate this very tragic murder, which is devastated people here along old central avenue in capital heights. reporting live, scott broom, 9news now. >> okay scott, thank you. >>> as you can imagine, it was a somber day at central high
FOX
Sep 13, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. good evening. i'm brian bolter. >> and i'm shawn yancy. someone gunned down marckel ross. so far there are no suspects or motives. fox 5's audrey barnes is back from the school with the latest. >> about a half dozen prince george's county police detectives and officials gathered in the auditorium to answer questions about the case. they also announced a $25,000 reward for information that helps them catch the killer. >> we have the police department working around the case. >> detectives don't have a lot to go on. they don't know if marckel ross was targeted and they're throwing of available resource at the case to find out. >> it's going to be that smallest tip that's going to close that case. it's going to be i saw a vehicle, i saw a person, a small description. i know that he was arguing with this guy. whatever the information is, we need that information to be brought forward because we're going to investigate all of it. >> a parent with the fashion club that ross loved so much says he was bullied l.a. year, but she thought it was -- last year, but she thought it was over. ma
FOX
Sep 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
will gather for a memorial this afternoon for marckel ross, teenager shot and killed on wednesday while walking to school. students will wear blue shirts to honor the 11th grader. last night a haven't ill was held to remember the bow who could put a southcenter mall on anyone's face. >> market, he was a good kid. like everybody loved him. he brightened everybody's day. he would cheer you up. >> the school is accepting donation for a memorial fund set up in marckel's name. police also offered a $2 that you row ward for anyone leading to the killer. >>> the attorney for 15-year- old robert gladden jr. requested a delay saying the teen has been on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. the young granted the delay pending a mental health assessment. he is accused of opening fire in a cafeteria at perry hall high school. police say one of the bullets hit a 17-year-old boy in the back. he is expected to be okay. >>> a former prince george's county police officer will now spend five years and one day behind bars. chun kim was sentenced yesterday after he pleaded guilty la
FOX
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
or the hunt for a suspect accused of murdering a capital heights teenager. 18-year-old marckel ross was walking to school along old central avenue yesterday morning when he was shot and killed. marckel was a junior at central high school and took the same path every day. this morning, police still have no suspects or motives and they are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. >>> meanwhile, three men are facing life in prison without parole following a judge's sentencing yesterday for their involvement in one of d.c.'s deadliest shootings. they all received life with parole. during the march 2010 shooting spree, five people were killed and nine others wounded in a fight over a bracelet. the men showedling emotion yesterday in court as they listened to how life has been for the victims and their families. two other men received lesser sentences. sentences. >>> to virginia now where the virginia health official have confirmed that one person has died as a result of west nile virus. the health department is not releasing much information about the case. nine tea
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
was fired. he faces a murder charge. cook filed a wrongful death lawsuit against police. 18-year-old marckel ross was walking to central high school early tuesday .orning investigators have no motives, leeds, suspects. his family and understand why anyone would hurt him. police are asking anyone with information to call them. several dogs were removed from the bethesda home after owner was found dead inside the. at 11:30und a woman last night on corsica drive. they removed several dogs. some of them already dead. on what led to the woman's death. >> a wealthy texas businessman hiring a hit man to kill. his kill frank howard was a successful accountant and father of three. prosecutors said he spent more than $100,000 to have his wife nancy shot in her driveway last month. one of the hit men led detectives to howard. his attorney is calling the charges preposterous. thet is asserted that police are buying into this. course we will get a not guilty and he will move on with his life. e nancy survived and coma. a when she woke up she filed for divorce. she says in court papers that -- wasband was
Univision
Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
.. marckel ross de 18-aÑos fue asesinado el pasado once de septiembre en la maÑana... el cuerpo del joven fue hallado en la calle con herida de bala...la policia de prince george continua investigando el homicidio y hasta el momento nadie ha sido arrestado en coneccion con la muerte del joven... a quien no le gusta la sal? es un condimento fundamental en nuestras comidas, pero el consumo excesivo de sodio estaria amenazando la salud de mas niÑos y jovenes... el elevado consumo de sodio entre los niÑos es alarmante. ..y esta tendencia estaria causando graves consecuencias para la salud... "consumo alto de sodio esta relacionado a la salud tanto cardiovascular, como de los rinones como todos los organos en general" un analisis del centro de control de enfermedades seÑala que los mas afectados son menores entre ocho y 18 aÑos... el 15 por ciento de los niÑos evaluados sufre de hipertension... y es que la dosis de sodio recomendable es 2-mil 300 miligramos al dia, es decir una cucharadita de cafe... lo preocupante es que el consumo de sal entre estos niÑos es de 3-mil 300 miligramos diariam
Univision
Sep 11, 2012 5:30pm EDT
marckel ross de 18-aÑos fue encontrado en este vecindario cerca a las siete de la maÑana en la avenida central en capital heights... "estaba en el piso, con herida de bala y fue pronunciado muerto en la escena" las investigaciones continuan ...cadetes de la policia de prince george meticulosamente revisan la escena del crimen... paso por paso... recorren dos cuadras en busca de pistas.. casquillos de bala... o cualquier cosa que podria revelar lo que sucedio.. y dar con el paradero del responsable o responsables... el joven victima acudia a la escuela secundaria central...a pocas cuadras de donde fue
Univision
Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
... cargaba su mochila... cuando fue asesinado... el cuerpo de marckel ross de 18-aÑos fue encontrado en este vecindario cerca a las siete de la maÑana en la avenida central en capital heights... "estaba en el piso, con herida de bala y fue pronunciado muerto en la escena" las investigaciones continuan...cadetes de la policia de prince george meticulosamente revisan la escena del crimen... paso por paso... recorren dos cuadras en busca de pistas.. casquillos de bala... o cualquier cosa que podria revelar lo que sucedio.. y dar con el paradero del responsabl e o responsables... el joven victima acudia a la escuela secundaria central...a pocas cuadras de donde fue baleado... "estoy en shocked, no me di cuenta, yo vi la policia ahi, pero no sabia que habia pasado" esta madre de familia llevo a sus hijos a la escuela..casi a la misma hora que el joven fue baleado... "venden droga y todo eso, pero que maten a un niÑo, no, demasiado" la ola de violencia en este vecindario es preocupante dicen residentes y quienes trabajan en esta area... "se atemoriza caminar por aqui? si, ni en tarde ni ahora, n
Univision
Sep 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
marckel ross, se efectuo a las 2 de la tarde, en la campo deportivo de la escuela ... ross perdio la vida el pasado martes en la manana mientras caminaba hacia la escuela... la policia aun no ha revelado las causas del asesinato, y sobre si han efectuado arrestos en relacion con el crimen... ... la policia de prince georges continua buscando al asesino de amber deanne stanley, la estudiante de 17 anos de la escuela secundaria flower, que murio de un disparo en la cabeza mientras dormia en su casa, en la cuadra 100 de la calle chartsey en upper marlboro, el pasado 22 de agosto... los investigadores no tienen informacion sobre el asesino o las causas del hecho... existe una recompensa de 25-mil dolares a quien brinde informacion que lleve al arresto del sospechoso... cualquier informacion reportarla por segundo dia consecutivo, los republicanos continuan concentrando sus esfuerzos en virginia para captar el voto de los indecisos... hoy le toco a los pequeÑos empresario s latinos quienes recibieron la visita del hijo de mitt romney... claudia uceda nos amplia.. ...craig romney tambien conf
CBS
Sep 14, 2012 7:00pm EDT
honoring marckel ross. you remember this young man's name. if he was the one murdered -- he was the one murdered walking to school earlier this week. family and friends say they have no idea why anybody would want to kill ross, but they do know how he'd want to be remembered. >> he doesn't want us to remember him crying and in pain but to remember him happy, laughing and joyous. if there was anything i could ask god it's just to please bring my best friend back. >> the school is ening money on behalf of the family -- accepting money on behalf of the family. the police have no leads and are asking for anybody who has any tips to please call. >>> a d.c. couple lost their only car last week when a massive tree crushed it. neighbors say they had complained repeatedly about the tree, but it fell on deaf ears at city hall. we get the rest of that story from andrea mccarren. >> reporter: i'm andrea mccarren in northwest washington with an interesting story about what happened to this car. >> there was a tremendous crash. >> reporter: the gunthers thought it was a clap of thunder. >> and i sa
CBS
Sep 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
an emotional tribute for their classmate 18-year-old marckel ross who was shot while walking to school tuesday morning. his killer is still on the loose. family and friends say they don't know who would want to harm this honor roll student. by all accounts, a well liked man. >>> neil armstrong was buried at sea today. there was a ceremony among the uss philippine. his ashes were then scattered in the atlantic. he was a navy fighter pilot before he joined the space program. he went onto become the first man to walk the moon. >>> if you want to increase your brain power, a little close encounter of the nooky variety might be what the doctor ordered. >>> you don't see a toddler behind the wheel every day. at tike's joy ride is causing conversation tonight. we're going -- controversy tonight. we're going to hear from his mom. >>> a beautiful day today. 82 was the high. here is a look at your wakeup weather and it's going to just get better tomorrow. 58-64 to start. by 8:00 in the 60s and by 10:00 pure sun. upper 60s to mid 70s. we'll come back and talk about the cold front still to our west. we'll
FOX
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
their way through an assembly today. they were honoring marckel ross. instead, he was one of the first. shot and killed on his way to school a little before 7:00 tuesday morning. >> when i consider -- marckel -- when i think about marckel, what comes to mind -- >> english teacher, patricia, says she'll think of him every time she hears a particular poem.. the principal urged students to keep their focus. back outside on the football field, they released balloons in one of marckel's favorite colors. marckel's mother was amazed. >> i'm very, very surprised. very, very surprised. i know that he had a lot of people that loved him. i didn't think it was all this. i couldn't ask for this. >> he was very loving. i don't know why this happened to him. >> marckel's ross funeral is scheduled for this coming thursday. if today is any indication, there will be quite a crowd. in prince georges county, beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> police in community today hoping they can help catch the killer. today they passed out fliers about the murder of amber stanley. the honor roll student was shot and killed
NBC
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
. he was shot while he walked to school in prince george's county. police say someone shot marckel ross yesterday morning on old central avenue in capitol heights as he walked to central high school. he was a junior. his mother tells news 4 a group of boys bullied her son last year. she says the bullying was so intense she took her complaints all the way to the board of education. the ross family moved from anne arundel county to district heights in 2009. >> i moved out of anne arundel county for a better life. i felt they were old enough to protect themselves a little bit. so i brought them back up here. >> elizabeth ross said her son made good grades last year, making the honor roll every quarter. prince george's county police is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case. >>> the federal reserve is about to take a new step trying to invigorate the u.s. economy. this comes after a record day on wall street. the dow closed at a five-year high and end the day at 13,323. expectations on a federal reserve two-day meeting gave bank stocks a b
NBC
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
students here wearing special r.i.p. buttons in honor of marckel ross. murdered yesterday on old central avenue in capital heights. johnny thomas, a classmate and friend. >> for marckel to die this way, it's a lot. to see him go is -- >> reporter: you were a good friend of his, weren't you? >> it's hard, because he did nothing to nobody. he was like -- he was a very nice kid. >> reporter: so what's happening here? are these random? are they targeted? the investigation, it continues on. live in prince george's county, pat collins, news4. >> thank you, pat. >>> alexandria police are searching for a woman who assault -- a man who attacked a woman on her morning run. she screamed, broke free and ran away. the suspect was last seen running toward van doren street. so far, no arrests. >>> a debut today for a new mobile clinic will make a big difference to thousands of children in our community. this is a new health clinic on wheels to serve prince george's county. nbc 4 is the sponsor of the event. the death of a 7th grader from a treatable tooth infection is part of this push to get this clin
CBS
Sep 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
-old marckel norman ross regarded as a strong student and bright spirit at central high school is gone now. but his murder is still out there. scott broom is in capital heights with the latest on this case. >> the young man who died here this morning, marckel ross was an honor student at central high school. not the kind of person you would expect to be the target of this kind of violence. while prince georges county police cadets scoured every inch of ground for clues. >> this is a young man who deserved to live. >> central high school stunned principal tried to ma
NBC
Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and killed on his way to school in prince george's county this morning. marckel ross was a junior at central high school in capitol highs. grief counselors are on hand for classmates and faculty. ross was known for being a popular and active student, though his mother says he's had trouble with bullies in the past. police have no motive and no suspects. >>> thousands of chicago teachers and their supporters marchd through the streets today, a sign that a strike may be far from over. it's day two of the strike. one of the issues, the city's plan to tie teacher pay increases to student test scores. in the meantime, some 400,000 students remain locked out of their chicago classrooms. >>> at ground zero today relatives read the names of those who died in the attack on america 11 years ago today. in previous year, elected officials were included, but organizers wanted to keep the event free of politics. this year's krould was smaller than previous years. about a thousand people attended the ceremony. >>> the memories of that day are front and center for people in our area. there were prayers and
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